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Inflation for farm, rural labourers rises 3.8% in June

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Rural India witnessed higher inflation in June 2021, compared to the preceding month. Retail price inflation for agricultural labourers, measured by the CPI-AL, rose to 3.8 per cent in June 2021. 

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The food group, which accounts for 69.15 per cent of the consumption basket of agricultural labourers, saw inflation rise to 2.7 per cent from 1.5 per cent.

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 Inflation of agricultural labourers for pan, supari and intoxicants increased to 8.72 per cent in June 2021 on y-o-y basis.

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Fuel and light inflation for agricultural labourers increased 12-month high at 3.18 per cent in June 2021. 

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Agricultural labourers inflation for clothing, bedding and footwear increased by 5.9 per cent in June 2021 on y-o-y basis.